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Portland, North Dakota
Entrance through Portland on Hwy 200.
Entrance through Portland on Hwy 200.
Location of Portland, North Dakota
Location of Portland, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Traill
Founded 1882
Area
 • Total 0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)
 • Land 0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
984 ft (300 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 578
 • Density 713.43/sq mi (275.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58274
Area code(s) 701 Exchange: 786
FIPS code 38-63900
GNIS feature ID 1030786

Portland is a city in Traill County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 578 at the 2020 census.

Portland is the smaller neighbor of nearby Mayville.

History

The first settlement at Portland was made in 1871. Portland was laid out and platted in 1881 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office has been in operation at Portland since 1882.

Geography

Portland is located at 47°30′2″N 97°22′19″W / 47.50056°N 97.37194°W / 47.50056; -97.37194 (47.500451, -97.371960).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.86 square miles (2.23 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 367
1900 524 42.8%
1910 561 7.1%
1920 623 11.1%
1930 500 −19.7%
1940 551 10.2%
1950 641 16.3%
1960 606 −5.5%
1970 534 −11.9%
1980 627 17.4%
1990 602 −4.0%
2000 604 0.3%
2010 606 0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020 Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 606 people, 279 households, and 170 families residing in the city. The population density was 704.7 inhabitants per square mile (272.1/km2). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 345.3 per square mile (133.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 0.7% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 279 households, of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.1% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 45.9 years. 21.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 10% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

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